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Mock drill for relief and rescue operations held at Bhubaneswar station

18/11/2021 at 9:10 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 18: A counter-terrorist multiagency mock drill was organised at Bhubaneswar railway station jointly by Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP), to ensure operational preparedness and potency of contingency plan during terrorist crisis at Railway stations.

The mock drill was conducted at Bhubaneswar railway station, as the station is one of the busiest railway stations, where a number of VIPs, dignitaries and common people travel through trains.

 The mock drill included evacuation of passengers to a safe place, shifting of injured RPF officials to hospital, information to local police, controlling over civilians and hostage rescue.

Kalyan Pattanaik, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Operation), Khurda Road, was present along with M.Sambashiva Rao, Divisional Security Commissioner, Khurda Road and D.N.Tripathi, Superintendent of Railway Police (SRP), at Bhubaneswar railway station during the mock drill.

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